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Office Bureau R.F. and A.L. Sub. District, Corinth, Miss Corinth Miss. June 7th 1867. Bv't Major A.W. Preston. } A. Ass't Adj't General } Vicksburg, Miss. } Major, I have the honor to submit the following School Report for the month of May 1867. and would respectfully make the following Statement, a matter I consider of very great importance to the cause of "Freedman's Education," in the town of Corinth. The Church building now used as a School House, although rented by the "Department" for School Purposes, may at any time, be taken up by the Church, for the Purpose of holding "protracted meetings," which sometimes last for three or four weeks and have been known to continue for six weeks: I could not say that a meeting of this Character is likely to take place at the present time, yet the building may be called for within a week and in case it should I would be compelled to close the school, which of course would be a great misfortune. Having these facts in view, I advised, the "Freedmen to purchase a piece of ground, on which a School
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